Children recant story on suspected family stalker in Brooklyn

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police in Brooklyn said a young brother and sister made up the story about an apparent stalker who is accused of targeting them before and after school.

The 8-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother recanted the story on Monday evening.

They had said a man was hiding between cars near their school bus pickup location in Crown Heights.

Police confirmed that the story was indeed false.